Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Find out the top 10 most dangerous days on the road for teens, according to AAA
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Whether you're heading 'down the shore' or staying in the Philadelphia area for the holiday, be safe on the roads. Independence Day is the deadliest day of the year for teen drivers and passengers, according to AAA’s analysis of crash data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The five most dangerous days on the road for teens during summer, according to AAA are: AAA reports that more than 16 teens on average are killed in car crashes on each of these days. To keep teen drivers safe, AAA suggests these tips for parents:
Monday, June 25, 2012
Events include history, film, music and more under one Independence Day umbrella.
If there is any American town that would know something about Independence Day, it would have to be Philadelphia. So it isn't surprising that this city has scheduled 10 days worth of attractions to celebrate July Fourth. Elizabeth Evans, public relations agent for the Philadelphia Wawa Welcome America event said of the multiple-day activities, “(It is) the nation’s largest, free July Fourth festival in the heart of America's birthplace, from June 25 through July 4.” “There's no other place nationwide where families can experience the “Largest Free Concert in America”; two breathtaking fireworks displays; a "Go 4th and Learn" series offering free educational and interactive programs for young children and their parents; a day-long “Party …
Monday, July 4, 2011
Hundreds of children came to Sesame Place in Langhorne for a fun day in the adventure park and to enjoy a nighttime parade and fireworks.
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- Kevin Cook
Monday, July 4, 2011
Sesame Place's Neighborhood Street Party and Fireworks took place on Sunday, July 3, and Patch was there.
It's the Fourth. Will you set off fireworks?
Happy Fourth of July Levittown! Let us know how you celebrated the holiday.
Sunday, July 3, 2011
Best Buy hosted a day-long concert series on July 2.
Four bands performed at Best Buy on Saturday, July 2. Patch snapped photos of the Sleepwells, Ghosts of Eden and Eric Reitz
George Taylor, who signed the Declaration of Independence, came to the United States from Ireland and made history.
George Washington didn't sleep in the two-story Georgian mansion that is a landmark in Catasauqua, Lehigh County. But George Taylor did. Taylor, an Irish immigrant, was one of 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence. But Taylor didn't put his pen to the document until August 2 because he was not even appointed to the Continental Congress until July 20. He replaced a loyalist delegate who was kicked out of the esteemed assembly. History buffs can celebrate July Fourth by attending a public reading of the Declaration at 10 a.m. Monday at the Taylor House, a National Historic Landmark located between Front and Lehigh Streets in Catasauqua. The house will be open for tours from 10 a.m. to noon. Here are some quick facts about Taylor…
Snapped in Hamilton, N.J., these fireworks lit the night sky on Friday, July 1.
Friday, July 1, 2011
Five bands on tap for six hours of live music.
The Live @ Best Buy concert venue plays host to a five-band lineup on July 2 beginning at 12 p.m. The concert is free, open to the public and will feature six hours of live music from a diverse array of musical groups. Kicking things off is Philly indie rock band Katie Barbato and The Sleepwells. Voted Best Alternative Band of Philly by CBS News, this group of rockers has made a name for itself in the Northeast Region employing lush three-part harmonies and high-energy performances. At 1 p.m. Philly strikes again when Betty Iron Thumbs takes the stage serving up its brand of twangy, gritty rock. Brutally honest and very personal lyrics fuse with catchy guitar-driven melodies to cover topics of life, love and excess from a 21st century …
Catch some fireworks, run a 5K, or enjoy some live music this weekend in Bucks County and beyond.
America’s birthday party gets underway this weekend. While the Fourth of July is Monday, there are plenty of opportunities to catch some fireworks and enjoy various patriotic festivities all weekend long. Here are a few options for celebrating Independence Day locally this long weekend: FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY
If you are tired of burgers, dogs and potato salad, here are some alternatives that won't take a lot of extra work.
With a long weekend upon us, it’s almost a sure bet that there is a cookout in your future. Here are a few suggestions if you want to bypass the standard burgers, dogs and potato salad. Appetizer: Chunky guacamole This is a great dip that goes well with your favorite summer beverage Ingredients: 4 or 5 ripe avocadoes (not too firm) 1/4 cup chopped red onion 3 garlic cloves minced Chopped jalapeno (ribs, seeds removed) to taste Juice of two limes Handful of fresh cilantro, finely chopped Salt & pepper Olive oil Scoop out the meat of the avocadoes and discard the pits. Mash them up, but don’t make it smooth – chunky is good! Mix in the rest of the ingredients, adding salt, pepper and olive oil to taste. Refrigerate for an hour before serving…